Dubai - in the 1970's. I remember riding on these tiny boats to get across the Dubai creek. It cost 25 fils - which is about 8 cents. Dubai is split into two parts - Bur Dubai and Deira. The creek divides the city/emirate.
Dubai in March 1949 for the moment and the arrival of some materials to retailers ... note that the expansion of the Dubai Creek contributed to the development of Dubai's trade dramatically and put Dubai on the map of world trade